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Oral history with George Rogers

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Creator:Rogers, George W., 1927-
Title:Oral history with George Rogers
Date:1977 Nov. 16
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Oral history. Interview conducted on November 16, 1977 with George Rogers (born 1927). Mr. Rogers, a Rhodes Scholar, was elected to the Mississippi House of Representatives, where he served for more than twenty years. He became well known for his dedication to education reform in Mississippi and served as chairman of the education committee for many years. He worked closely on the Minimum Foundation Program, on reforming the leasing laws for sixteenth-section land.

This interview is part of the Civil Rights Documentation Project, funded by the Mississippi Humanities Council, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, and the University of Southern Mississippi.

Hattiesburg, Miss.: University of Southern Mississippi Libraries

Mississippi Oral History Program of the University of Southern Mississippi, vol. 652, McCain Library, University of Southern Mississippi.

Forms part of the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Forms part of the Mississippi Oral History Program Collection in the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

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http://cdm.lib.usm.edu/u?/CRMD,54

Types:Oral histories | Transcripts
Subjects:Rogers, George W., 1927- | Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka | Rhodes scholarships | Civil rights--Mississippi | Legislators--Mississippi | Education--Mississippi | School integration--Mississippi | Mississippi
Collection:USM Oral History
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:Caudill, Orley B. | Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage | University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Online Publisher:Hattiesburg, Miss. : University of Southern Mississippi Libraries | 2000-05-08
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Forms part of the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Forms part of the Mississippi Oral History Program Collection in the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Forms part of University of Southern Mississippi Digital Collections.

Forms part of the Mississippi Digital Library.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digilib.usm.edu/u?/coh,9208